(WEEK) -- Eureka College and Methodist College are the latest higher education institutions to postpone commencements amid the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Eureka will also be moving its classes online for the remainder of the semester, with students remaining off campus.
"The college belives these decisions are in the best interest of the health, safety and well-being of the entire campus community and the general public overall," according to a statement from Eureka College.
The Eureka College commencement will now be held August 15.
Methodist College's commencement scheduled for May 16 has been postponed, but a future date has not yet been determined.